The Gospel According to the Simpsons: The Spiritual Life of the World's Most Animated Family
Westminster John Knox Press, 2001 - 164 páginas
This is the first book-length treatment of the religious implications of "The Simpsons, " which has been called by some religious leaders the most theologically relevant show on TV. Using his accessible style, Pinsky explores the treatment of God on the show, the use of prayer in the Simpson household, Lisa as the voice of Jesus, the evangelical Flanders, and the moral dilemmas the characters face. Illustrations.
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Its value lies in the fact that it teaches moral lessons to his children . Homer wants his children in church every Sunday , not so much to express gratitude to God for the blessings of life , but to receive lectures about what is right ...
“ She's so moral . ” Pressed for income tax deductions , he lists Lisa's occupation as “ clergy . ” In contrast to some other series characters , Lisa retains her essential nature even in fantasy episodes . In one Halloween special ...
And the true religious fanatics in that show are portrayed as the most moral , ethical people around . I stopped watching in disgust a long time ago . ” Like the Christians , even the atheists are split on the series .
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A good honest look at how religion is portrayed on The Simpsons (up until their 2001 season). Interesting in its scope about how it portrays primarily Christian beliefs (and written by a Jewish ... Ler crítica na íntegra
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Mark Pinsky is a writer on faith, media, and popular culture; in this book he talks about how The Simpsons went from being attacked by many religious leaders for its lack of family values to being called one of the most theologically relevant shows on television. Ler crítica na íntegra
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